By Bogdan Vaida, Experiential Trainer

Linux - The Productive Programmer's Best Friend

Language: English
All Levels

Course description

Our mission is to save Linux users from their unproductive habits.

And in this online course, you will learn:

• What’s one of the best terminals to use (just a hint: you need that split screen


• How clipboard managers memorize the things you copy, so you don’t have to.

• How to use the greatest/biggest/most intelligent :)) console editor since

humankind appeared. Yes, it’s Vim. And we’ll dive deep into its usefulness.

• Zsh and it’s awesome oh-my-zsh framework featuring over two hundred plugins

for developers and productivity seekers.

• Extensive lessons on terminal commands: how to find and replace text, parts of

text, tiny bits of text ... or even non-text.

• How to use pipes and subshells to create customized commands that automate

day to day tasks.

• And much much more.

All of this, plus:

• The repository where you have all our scripts.

• And an eBook containing not only all the examples mentioned but our very

words and explanations (yes, including all the bad grammar you may notice

through the lessons).

Jokes aside, this course is for all the programmers that are new to the Linux


But who are we?

Petru: the infamous coder with many years of Linux experience. He types like

crazy, loves doughnuts and has Linux wired in his brain! After discovering Linux

and switching through a different distribution every week, annoying his girlfriend

with tons of geeky stuff, now he annoys everybody with geek talks and the latest

news in the tech world.

He spends his time coding frontends... backends... databases... Linux servers

and clouds.

Bogdan: the deserter! He went through more than 20 Linux and Unix distributions

including Plan 9, HP-UX and all of the BSDs. But after his girlfriend left him

because he spent way too much time in front of the computer he... switched to


Now he spends his time teaching over ten thousand students in his 8 online


And we are here to help you double your terminal productivity!

If you don’t know how to use sed, if you’re not that used to pipeing commands, if

you use the default terminal and if you are still using BASH then this course is for


Join us now and double your terminal productivity!

Course overview - 29

  • Introduction to the course

  • Terminator: the ultimate terminal

  • Guake - not Quake!

  • ClipIt: copy-paste at its finest

  • Pre chapter: Vim

  • Oh-my-zsh: Your terminal never felt this good before!

  • Basic regular expressions

  • Pipes and subshells: your shell’s salt and pepper

  • Shell scripting for fun and profit

  • Shell scripting libraries

  • Supercharging vim

  • Plugin steroids for vim

  • Vim password manager

  • Extra: fast configuration restore

  • Sed: one-liner productivity treasure

  • You can run, but you can’t hide… from “find”

  • Tmux: Virtual consoles, background jobs, and the likes

  • Network: Who’s listening?

  • Autoenv: Set a lasting, project-based habitat

  • Don’t rm the trash

  • On the spot web server

  • Shrinking spells and other ImageMagick

  • Go with the Git flow

  • Merge Git conflicts with ease

  • From localhost to instant DNS

  • JSON jamming in the new age

  • No more mister nice guy

  • Terminal art

  • Closing chapter

Learners who have already enrolled in this course

Meet your instructor

Bogdan Vaida
Bogdan VaidaExperiential Trainer
Bogdan Vaida burst onto the training scene in 2009 using extremely old Powerpoint presentations. Luckily, 2 years later he switched to experiential trainings and learning by doing, methodologies that he practiced devotedly in all of his trainings. Known for his no-nonsense approach to getting results, Bogdan has been told that he helps participants get their own “insanely practical insights”. What does he do? He travels around the world doing experiential trainings in fields ranging from time management to personality typologies and trainer training. While doing this, he also manages his online courses that have over 10 000 students from all over the world. In 2017 he beat the record for total time spent in airports (it's a loooong way to China).

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